Professional Development for Educators

The GSC and Professional Development for Educators

The GSC sponsors a variety of professional development activities for those who wish to improve their teaching/practice and understanding of critical global issues.

Global Issues Through Literature - Global Health and Gender Equality

This reading group for K-12 educators explores literary texts from a global perspective. Content specialists present the work and its context, and together we brainstorm innovative pedagogical practices for incorporating the text and its themes into the curriculum. Sessions take place in 4130 Posvar Hall from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m on Thursdays. Books, Act 48 credit, dinner, and parking are provided. Click date below to register and on the respective book cover to learn more about the story.


October 3, 2019

Discussion led by Dr. K. Frances Lieder, Contemporary Global Issues


November 21, 2019

Cosponsored by the ESC and the REEES
Discussion led by GSPIA PhD Candidate Dijana Mujkanovic


January 23, 2020

Cosponsored by the NCTA and the ASC


February 27, 2020


April 23, 2020

Cosponsored by the NCTA and the ASC


Professional Development Workshop 
PAST EVENT

In this workshop for K-14 Educators, participants will gain access to resources on teaching about cultural interactions as a topic of study. Using examples from the arts, technology and trade, we will explore primary sources that illustrate how to teach about these interactions through documents, objects, and artworks that represent modes of interaction. Dinner, parking, and Act 48 credit are provided. Click on date below to register

Presented by Susan Douglass, Ph.D. Center For Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University

Learn More about our upcoming events or contact Maja Konitzer with any questions.